Collapsible bassinet/infant seat with canopy

  • US 5,947,552 A
  • Filed: 08/14/1997
  • Issued: 09/07/1999
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/14/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. An infant-supporting device convertible between a compact configuration and a deployed configuration, comprising:

  • a suspension assembly including a first substantially U-shaped member and a second substantially U-shaped member releasably connected to each other at their ends, wherein the second member is disposed apart from the first member in the deployed configuration and is aligned with and substantially adjacent to the first member in the compact configuration;

    a collapsible support frame movably connected to the suspension assembly, wherein the support frame supports the suspension assembly above a supporting surface in the deployed configurations, and the support frame includes a pair of legs which are disposed in a nested arrangement whereby the pair of legs lie in substantially the same plane in the compact configuration; and

    a receptacle having a support surface for supporting an infant and an annular wall, the annular wall being connected to the suspension assembly for supporting an infant, wherein the receptacle is suspended from the support assembly above the supporting surface in the deployed configuration and collapsed in the compact configuration, the suspension assembly, support frame and the receptacle being convertible together between the compact configuration and the deployed configuration.

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